Lakers followers on Twitter react to Kyrie Irving being traded to Mavericks

On Friday, the NBA’s commerce panorama acquired so much spicier when Kyrie Irving requested the Brooklyn Nets to trade him forward of the Feb. 9 deadline.

Immediately, the Lakers acquired concerned, reportedly attempting to work out a deal to reunite Irving with LeBron James, his previous championship teammate on the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Nevertheless it wasn’t meant to be, as Irving was rapidly dealt to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday for Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith, an unprotected first-round draft decide in 2029 and two future second-round picks.

In keeping with ESPN, the Lakers and Nets have been attempting to work one thing out till the Mavs swooped in round noon Sunday.

Through ESPN:

“The Lakers and Nets mentioned attainable Irving offers on Friday and Saturday, however finally the Mavericks’ bundle gave the Nets a greater likelihood to encompass Kevin Durant with gamers now — in addition to the chance to accumulate three draft picks, sources mentioned. The Nets had been three-way offers involving the Lakers earlier than discussions with the Mavericks got here collectively pretty rapidly Sunday afternoon, sources mentioned.”

It’s again to the drafting board for L.A., which suffered a disappointing 131-126 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, a group that had been on a 10-game dropping streak, on Saturday.

Lakers followers are understandably upset that Irving won’t be headed to the Purple and Gold, though a number of are glad the group didn’t commerce for him, given the off-the-court complications he has triggered through the years.

Story originally appeared on LeBron Wire

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